Storm Ali: Queensferry Crossing shuts to high-sided vehicles for first time ever

The Queensferry Crossing has closed to all high-sided vehicles for the first time due to the severe weather.

Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 12:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 9:52 pm
The Queensferry Crossing
The Queensferry Crossing

It comes as Storm Ali makes its way across Scotland today.

A Tweet from the official Forth Bridges Twitter account within the last half hour reads: "Queensferry Crossing is now closed to high sided vehicles following wind gusts of 77mph."

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For definitions of high sided vehicles visit https://www.theforthbridges.org/plan-your-journey/wind-and-weather/

Double decker buses are among the vehicles not able to cross over the bridge.

The Forth Road Bridge has been closed to all vehicles due to the high winds.